"Dancing With the Stars" Season 14 is upon us (two-hour premiere airs Mon., Mar. 19, 8 p.m. ET on ABC), and we'll finally get to see Sherri Shepherd, Jack Wagner, Gavin DeGraw, Maria Menounos, Jaleel White, Melissa Gilbert, Gladys Knight, Martina Navratilova, Roshon Fegan, William Levy, Katherine Jenkins and Donald Driver take to the dancefloor to battle it out for the coveted mirrorball trophy.
We've got an exclusive sneak peek at the premiere with ABC's annual fan-favorite video, "The First Meeting." Watch below to see all the jumping up and down, screaming and unedited first impressions when the stars met their pros, plus a few hilarious "Who are you?" reactions.
Maria Menounos and Sherri Shepherd both welcomed their partners (Derek Hough and Valentin Chmerkovskiy, respectively) with a lot of screams. "I can't hear," Valentin told Sherri with a laugh. "You can't hear?," Sherri replied. "Oh, cuz I scream a lot." But Sherri will also certainly keep us laughing with gems like this: "Dr. Oz says that you can prevent dementia by dancing ... So for 10 weeks, I won't be demented."
But which pros had no idea who their stars were? (We know Maks Chmerkovskiy had to ask Melissa Gilbert who she was when they first met, but there was another big questions mark that's pretty cute.) And which pair admits that they're "already like an old married couple"? And what did Jack Wagner do for his partner Anna Trebunskaya that none of her other celebrity partners have ever done? It's all in the video.
If we're using the early practice footage to handicap the season, consider these moments:
- Gavin DeGraw says: "I don't really dance. I mean, I would say that I move."
- Someone doing the moonwalk.
- Someone showing off their best Elvis singing and hip-shaking.
- Someone's pro describes them as "cool, stylish and smooth."
So who are your early favorites? Watch and tell us in the comments!
"Dancing With the Stars" live two-hour Season 14 premiere airs Mon., Mar. 19, 8 p.m. ET on ABC.
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